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From: Vinod Koul <vkoul@kernel.org>
To: Serge Semin <Sergey.Semin@baikalelectronics.ru>
Cc: Peter Ujfalusi <peter.ujfalusi@ti.com>,
	Serge Semin <fancer.lancer@gmail.com>,
	Viresh Kumar <vireshk@kernel.org>,
	Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>,
	Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com>,
	Alexey Malahov <Alexey.Malahov@baikalelectronics.ru>,
	Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>, Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>,
	linux-mips@vger.kernel.org, devicetree@vger.kernel.org,
	dmaengine@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 04/11] dmaengine: Introduce max SG list entries capability
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 16:43:15 +0530
Message-ID: <20200715111315.GK34333@vkoul-mobl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200710161445.t6eradkgt4terdr3@mobilestation>

On 10-07-20, 19:14, Serge Semin wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 02:51:33PM +0300, Peter Ujfalusi wrote:

> > Since we should be able to handle longer lists and this is kind of a
> > hint for clients that above this number of nents the list will be broken
> > up to smaller 'bursts', which when traversing could cause latency.
> > 
> > sg_chunk_len might be another candidate.
> 
> Ok. We've got four candidates:
> - max_sg_nents_burst
> - max_sg_burst
> - max_sg_chain
> - sg_chunk_len
> 
> @Vinod, @Andy, what do you think?

So IIUC your hw supports single sg and in that you would like to publish
the length of each chunk, is that correct? If so sg_chunk_len seems
apt..

-- 
~Vinod

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Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-09 22:45 [PATCH RESEND v7 00/11] dmaengine: dw: Take Baikal-T1 SoC DW DMAC peculiarities into account Serge Semin
2020-07-09 22:45 ` [PATCH v7 01/11] dt-bindings: dma: dw: Convert DW DMAC to DT binding Serge Semin
2020-07-09 22:45 ` [PATCH v7 02/11] dt-bindings: dma: dw: Add max burst transaction length property Serge Semin
2020-07-09 22:45 ` [PATCH v7 03/11] dmaengine: Introduce min burst length capability Serge Semin
2020-07-09 22:45 ` [PATCH v7 04/11] dmaengine: Introduce max SG list entries capability Serge Semin
2020-07-10  8:31   ` Peter Ujfalusi
2020-07-10  9:27     ` Serge Semin
2020-07-10 11:51       ` Peter Ujfalusi
2020-07-10 16:14         ` Serge Semin
2020-07-15 11:13           ` Vinod Koul [this message]
2020-07-15 17:08             ` Serge Semin
2020-07-17  8:14               ` Vinod Koul
2020-07-17 12:36                 ` Serge Semin
2020-07-09 22:45 ` [PATCH v7 05/11] dmaengine: Introduce DMA-device device_caps callback Serge Semin
2020-07-10  8:45   ` Andy Shevchenko
2020-07-10  9:38     ` Serge Semin
2020-07-13  6:51       ` Vinod Koul
2020-07-13 20:13         ` Serge Semin
2020-07-13 20:55       ` Dave Jiang
2020-07-14 16:08         ` Vinod Koul
2020-07-14 16:18           ` Dave Jiang
2020-07-14 16:29             ` Serge Semin
2020-07-14 16:49               ` Dave Jiang
2020-07-09 22:45 ` [PATCH v7 06/11] dmaengine: dw: Take HC_LLP flag into account for noLLP auto-config Serge Semin
2020-07-09 22:45 ` [PATCH v7 07/11] dmaengine: dw: Set DMA device max segment size parameter Serge Semin
2020-07-09 22:45 ` [PATCH v7 08/11] dmaengine: dw: Add dummy device_caps callback Serge Semin
2020-07-10  8:51   ` Andy Shevchenko
2020-07-10  8:52     ` Andy Shevchenko
2020-07-10  9:45     ` Serge Semin
2020-07-15 12:01       ` Vinod Koul
2020-07-09 22:45 ` [PATCH v7 09/11] dmaengine: dw: Initialize min and max burst DMA device capability Serge Semin
2020-07-09 22:45 ` [PATCH v7 10/11] dmaengine: dw: Introduce max burst length hw config Serge Semin
2020-07-09 22:45 ` [PATCH v7 11/11] dmaengine: dw: Initialize max_sg_nents capability Serge Semin

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